Travel Information

Indian citizens travelling to Malaysia

Citizens of India that are travelling to Malaysia need to apply for an e-visa online before travelling.

What to expect in Malaysia

🤝 friendly locals
inexpensive cost of living
⚡ Above average wifi
⛅ warm weather
👯‍♂️ good for parties
safe neighbourhoods

Flights and Prices

Flight prices to Malaysia from India usually are around 7039.00 INR. AirAsia is a common carrier airline.

International and domestic airlines

Common international airlines are

Malaysia, and Air Asia

. Popular domestic airlines are

Air Asia, and Malaysia Airlines

Common Tourist Questions

🥘 Do I need to tip?

No, you are not expected to tip at restaurants and other service businesses.

💰 Should I carry cash?

No, you don't have to carry cash with you. Credit cards are generally accepted. This may not be the case in smaller cities so you should double-check when you land.

☎️ Where do I get a SIM card from?

Some popular telecom companies are



💦 Can I drink tap water?

No, you cannot drink tap water. Bottled water is recommended.

🚕What do I use to get around?

Popular ride-hailing services include


Exchange Rates

The primary currency is MYR.

1 INR = 0.058621 MYR

To put that in perspective, the average dinner will cost you roughly $2.45 USD.

Visa Status

An E-Visa can filled out and submitted online before travel.

Notes and Passport Validity

Ensure that your passport is valid for 30 days past your travel date.

Visa on arrival is also issued if arriving from Thailand, Singapore or Indonesia and holding a valid visa for any of those countries.:Multiple Entry e-Visa 30 days, until 31 December 2020:ENTRI to be applied on Official Website Processing Fee is USD 20 and it is not inclusive of convenience fee.:EVISA: Processing Fee is USD 25 only and Visa Fee is INR1150 *inclusive of convenience fee.:

Safety and Security

Do not travel.

We now advise all not to travel overseas at this time, due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel. This includes to Malaysia. If you’re already overseas and wish to return to Australia, we recommend you do so as soon as possible by commercial means. Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, you'll be denied entry to Malaysia from 18 till 31 March 2020. Non-essential government services and businesses, and all education and religious institutions will be closed. This period may be extended, and restrictions could change at short notice. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Malaysia.


These values are calculated by computing the average scores that we have available to us across all cities in Malaysia. In some cases, they may not be completely accurate.

Internet Speed (3.82 / 5)
Safety (3.53 / 5)
Cost of Living (5.00 / 5)
Average Hotel Cost

$23.00 USD / night

Average Dinners

$2.45 USD

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Popular Cities in Malaysia

George Town


Johor Bahru

Kota Kinabalu

Kuala Lumpur